How to sunbathe for good health

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When talking about sun exposure, many people turn their faces away. Because it is known for the power of the hot sun in Thailand. and even though the sun in Thailand is so intense But Thai people have a very high rate of vitamin D deficiency. which affects bone strength Including the matter of immunity. Today, I will invite everyone to go out in the sun. in a safe way for good health

benefits of sunshine  

Sunlight is good for health. free of cost Plus, it’s always available to us. Want to know what can help? Let’s see.

Helps in the absorption of calcium

Vitamin D works in conjunction with vitamin K to absorb calcium from food into the body. Therefore, even if you eat foods that are complete with calcium. But without vitamin D to help The body is unable to fully absorb calcium.

Reduce the chance of getting sick in young children and school-age children.

There is research indicating that Toddlers and school-aged children have the opportunity to go out and play in the open air every day. There was a lower rate of sickness from common diseases in school, such as the common cold, influenza, diarrhea, allergies, and hospital stays among children who were less active in outdoor activities.

Reduce the risk of cardiovascular disease

This is because vitamin D stimulates the skin to release nitric oxide, which lowers blood pressure. Reduce the risk of heart attack and stroke.

reduce cancer risk

Several studies have indicated that Vitamin D deficiency affects cancer. On the other hand, getting enough vitamin D can reduce the risk of developing cancer.

Prepare for the sun

Even sunlight is good for health. But going out to enjoy the sunshine in Thailand requires preparation. 

apply sunscreen

Sunscreen must be applied to the face and neck area. About 30 minutes before going out in the sun because the neck and face are sensitive skin. In addition, sunglasses should filter 95% of UV light and filter 60-70% of light.

Expose the skin only where it is needed.

The areas that are safe to receive sunlight are arms and legs.


Take a short time in the morning, just 10-15 minutes a day is enough to produce vitamin D under the skin.

Can’t stay in the sun, how to take vitamin D?

growing age This increases the risk of vitamin D deficiency as well. This is because by the age of 50, the body’s ability to produce vitamin D is reduced. If it is an elderly person who does little outdoor activities, such as chronic patients and bedridden patients More vitamin D deficiency problems were found as well.

for groups with vitamin deficiency especially in the elderly There will be a blood vitamin test. which should be consulted with a personal physician and if needing to supplement vitamins It should be supplemented in pairs, including 5,000 IU of vitamin D along with 100-250 mg of vitamin K daily.